March 10, 2017
Effective May 26, 2017, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, has approved amendments to Local Rule 1.
July 20, 2016
Effective September 26, 2016, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, has approved amendments to Local Rule 5.
May 23, 2016
The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, is changing its telephone hours to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Currently, telephone hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The change will take effect Friday, June 24, 2016.
May 10, 2016
Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Court Records
The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, announces its intention to destroy the following civil records
August 17, 2015
For help with preparing electronic documents for filing with the courts, see the Guide to Creating Electronic Appellate Documents created by the Courts of Appeal.
Effective October 21, 2014
Policy of the Third District on the public use of electronic devices in the courtroom.
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The 3rd District is located in Sacramento. Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, and Yuba. It has 11 justices and is not divided into divisions. READ MORE >>